This Week in Tech (MP3) show

This Week in Tech (MP3)

Summary: Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton, Kevin Rose, John C. Dvorak, and other tech luminaries in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech. Winner of People's Choice Podcast and Best Technology Podcast in the 2005 People's Choice Podcast Awards. Released every Sunday at midnight Pacific.

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 TWiT 659: A Game of Hold My Beer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:14:38

More revelations in the Facebook / Cambridge Analytica scandal. Congress sneaks the CLOUD Act into the omnibus spending bill. Craigslist takes down personal ads in first of many unintended consequences of SESTA/FOSTA Act. Uber may be at fault for self-driving death. Child porn in the Bitcoin blockchain. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Harry McCracken, Denise Howell, and Iain Thomson Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: g.co/getgke LastPass.com/twit BLUEAPRON.COM/TWIT Ziprecruiter.com/Twit

 TWiT 658: The Matador Defense | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:16:21

Controversial RyzenFall AMD flaws revealed. Leo gives up Facebook for good over Cambridge Analytica scandal. Broadcom gives up its Qualcomm takeover. Apple announces an education-themed event on March 27th. Farewell Adrian Lamo. Theranos officially charged with fraud. Bitcoin mining will drain the world's energy. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Georgia Dow, Greg Ferro, and Jason Hiner Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: eero.com code TWIT GetRoman.com/twit getquip.com/twit RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2

 TWiT 657: DadGum Cell Phone | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:05:07

SXSW features killer robots and killer barbeque. Alexa's spontaneous laugh makes us afraid of an AI takeover. Amazon wants to take over your checking account. Can blockchain reinvent fintech? Android users more loyal than iOS users. Is AI really all that smart? Apple hires M. Night Shyamalan. Millennials love Apple more than anything. Mario takes over Google Maps. Facebook asks if pedophilia is ok. On Twitter, fake news spreads faster than the truth. China's new Department of PreCrime. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ant Pruitt, Ben Johnson, and Dan Patterson Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: FreshBooks.com/twit 23andMe.com/twit RING.COM/TWIT WordPress.com/twit

 TWiT 656: A Camel With Your Name on It | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:52:23

Surprise: young people use social more than the oldsters. Some of them even use Vero. Samsung Galaxy S9 takes top marks for display and camera. Google Fiber didn't go quite as planned. Feds in your iPhone? It's more likely than you think. Amazon buys Ring, can now see and hear everything. US vs Microsoft II: The Revenge of the Irish. GitHub gets gotten by the biggest DDoS EVER. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Dwight Silverman, Mike Elgan, and Larry Magid Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: BLUEAPRON.COM/TWIT RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2 casper.com/twit - promo code: TWIT www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT

 TWiT 655: Banana Is Phone | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:18:24

Samsung announces 2 new phones as Mobile World Congress kicks off in Barcelona. iCloud keys are stored in China. All 150 new emojis for 2018 revealed. Nokia's newest phone is a nod to The Matrix. GDPR and H.R. 1865 and their implications. Intel knew about flaws in chips but didn't mention it. Dropbox announces its IPO. Kylie Jenner's tweet takes down Snapchat and AT&T is taking advantage of the end of Net Neutraility. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amy Webb, Brianna Wu, and Michael Nuñez Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: audible.com/twit2 legalzoom.com - offer code: TWIT Ziprecruiter.com/Twit g.co/getspanner

 TWiT 654: Bye, Bye Mr. Ajit Pai | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:15:47

News publishers violated copyright by embedding a tweet. Are video games to blame for the Florida school shooting? A drone causes a helicopter to crash. Are we seeing the end of Facebook? Apple isn't making as much money on the HomePod compared to other products. The controversial Snapchat update. What to expect from Mobile World Congress. An amazing $300M deal for a showrunner at Netflix, and more. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Owen JJ Stone, Christina Warren, and Iain Thomson Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: WordPress.com/twit BLUEAPRON.COM/TWIT RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2

 TWiT 653: X Stands for Nothing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:18:54

HomePod should have been delayed longer. Elon Musk's rollercoaster week: Falcon Heavy sends a Tesla to Mars just as Tesla has its worst quarter ever. iPhone boot code leaked online. Chrome will shame insecure websites. YouTube suspends Logan Paul for generally being a horrible human being. Rethinking Facebook and Google. T-Mobile warns of phone hacking scam. Uber settles with Waymo. ESPN's new streaming service will not show ESPN. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ed Bott, Brian X. Chen, and Devindra Hardawar Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: texture.com/twit RING.COM/TWIT FreshBooks.com/twit getquip.com/twit

 TWiT 652: We're All Out of Kidneys | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:20:17

Tech ads in the Superbowl. Elon Musk's "Not-a-Flamethrower." Apple, Google, and Amazon quarterly results. What are Amazon's health plans? What game company will Microsoft buy next? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ashley Esqueda, Mike Elgan, and Sam Machkovech Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2 casper.com/twit - promo code: TWIT Molekule.com promo code TWIT BLUEAPRON.COM/TWIT

 TWiT 651: Occupy Fiber | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:18:12

Elon Musk's great ideas: Tesla, SpaceX, flamethrowers. Apple HomePod arrives next week. Google Clips camera is not at all creepy, we swear. Nobody won the Lunar X Prize. Amazon Go officially opens. Montana, New York, AT&T, John Deere, and Burger King take up the Net Neutrality battle. Intel's Spectre patch is a garbage fire. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Greg Ferro and Iain Thomson Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT audible.com/twit2 WordPress.com/twit 23andMe.com/twit

 TWiT 650: Frumpy Rump | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:23:40

EVs and self-driving cars at CES and the Detroit Auto Show. The first cashierless Amazon Go shop opens January 22nd. Apple HomePod is nearly here. Apple hands out $2500 employee stock bonuses as part of its huge cash repatriation plan. Google wants your selfies. Facebook wants you to tell it what "high quality" news is. Twitter emails 677,775 users to tell them that they shared Russian scams. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Lindsey Turrentine, Tim Stevens, and Georgia Dow Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: getquip.com/twit Ziprecruiter.com/Twit RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2 thetrackr.com/twit

 TWiT 649: Aging in Place | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:21:09

Florence Ion, Jason Hiner, and Larry Magid and Leo talk about CES and much more. Voice assistants are everywhere and IoT devices are getting smarter. Innovations in Sleep Tech that will improve your health. Elon Musk's Hyperloop is moving forward. Facebook is changing the Newsfeed feature and you might be shocked how. Some new brands might be popping up on Instagram feed and Stephen Colbert's app, Scripto, is being used by nearly everyone in late night new comedy. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Florence Ion, Jason Hiner, and Larry Magid Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: RING.COM/TWIT FreshBooks.com/twit bombfell.com/twit texture.com/twit

 TWiT 648: Distracted by the Sex Robots | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:40:22

The best explanation for the Meltdown and Spectre computer flaws comes from a comic strip. Apple eats crow over slowing iPhones. Magic Leap might not be vaporware after all - will this lead to the death of smartphones? CES 2018 predictions. Prediction #1: no Ajit Pai. SWATting death: who is to blame? Border agents phone searches are way up just as new rules limiting searches are drafted. Please stop giving this man money: Juicero founder now hawking bacteria-filled "raw water." Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mike Elgan, Mikah Sargent, and Amy Webb Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: casper.com/twit - promo code: TWIT RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2 ITPro.TV/twit - use code: TWIT30 eero.com code TWIT

 TWiT 647: The Year's Best | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:44:15

Our best moments of 2017. Silicon Valley's reaction to Trump's immigration ban. Snapchat's IPO makes one high school $24 million. The Dark Overlord. Is Zuck running for president? Google I/O highlights. Amazon buys Whole Foods. Travis Kalanick out as Uber CEO. Google's viral anti-diversity memo. Jerry Pournelle, 8/7/1933 - 9/8/2017. KFC follows 11 herbs and spices. iPhone X: best launch in history. Animoji karaoke. The life lessons from Grandpa that made Jeff Bezos the richest man in the world. Happy Holidays! Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsor: GoToWebinar.com/podcast

 TWiT 646: 2017 Year in Review | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:56:17

Mark Zuckerberg tours the country - but he isn't running for president. Amazon puts Alexa everywhere. Silicon Valley's toxic bro culture. Twitter gets political. YouTube Kids gets algorithmically weird. CIA and NSA zero days revealed. Apple Park opens for business. Google's bad hardware year. Bitcoin madness. Uber's many many many many problems. Apple releases iPhone X, iMac Pro. Amazon buys Whole foods. Equifax hack. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Jason Howell, and Megan Morrone Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: bluebottlecoffee.com/twit RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2 GoToWebinar.com/podcast

 TWiT 645: Not a Bright Guy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:22:33

FCC cancels Net Neutrality and Ajit Pai mocks protesters. Apple's new iMac Pro costs a minimum of $4999 and goes up from there. Disney buys 21st Century Fox, gaining X-Men, Fantastic Four, and A New Hope, along with a 60% share of Hulu. Google cancels Tango as ARCore picks up steam. As public sentiment against it grows, even Facebook admits that Facebook is bad for you. Uber spies on everybody. Tweet storms made easy. Mirai botnet that took down huge swathes of the internet was built by college kids to cheat at Minecraft. Patreon apologizes. Secret Pentagon UFO program revealed. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Harry McCracken, Owen JJ Stone, and Dan Gillmor Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly. Sponsors: RocketMortgage.com/TWiT2 mymotiv.com enter TWIT RING.COM/TWIT WordPress.com/twit

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